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Next ACFAZ Certification Exam Sept. 15

The Art Institute of Phoenix will be hosting the next ACFAZ Certification Exam.  The host site fee for this location is $50 and can be paid directly to the test administrator. Contact the test site administrator for any event details (i.e., start time, fees, etc.) Start Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 End Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 Coordinators: Carlton W. […]

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New challenge encourages customers to leave 100% tip on restaurant bill

(Meredith) – A new trend is encouraging people to leave a 100% tip on their restaurant bills. The “tip the bill challenge” emerged on Twitter earlier this month to show support for restaurant workers. As part of the challenge, customers tip big and upload a photo of their check with the hashtag “TipTheBill” or “TipTheBillChallenge.” […]

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Taste America Phoneix

James Beard Foundation’s TASTE AMERICA series is coming to Phoenix September 27 & 28 for TASTE AMERICA PHOENIX Click on an event for more details. Taste Phoenix Welcome Reception Thursday, September 27, 2018 Dominick’s Steakhouse Taste Phoenix Benefit Dinner Friday, September 28, 2018 Mountain Shadows Free Demos with Maneet Chauhan and Charleen Badman Saturday, September 29, 2018 […]

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Yavapai College names Chef Robert Barr to head Culinary & Hospitality Program

Robert K. Barr, an award-winning executive chef who has worked as instructor, restaurant owner and resort administrator – and who has served as personal chef to Ray Charles, Reba McEntire and former Vice President Dan Quayle – has been selected as Yavapai College’s new Culinary and Hospitality Program Director. “There is such a huge interest […]

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US Foods First Six Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the recipients.  ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– US Foods is pleased to announce the names of the company’s first US Foods Scholars scholarship recipients. Three students from the greater Chicago area and three students from Arizona were each awarded a $20,000 scholarship to support costs related to their continued culinary education, in addition to hands-on […]

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Next ACFAZ Meeting is Sept. 17, at Southwest Gas 

Southwest Gas 1600 E Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020 Board Meeting 3:30 PM General Meeting 5:00 PM Southwest Gas  The vendor host for the evening is Southwest Foodservice Equipment Marketing. More details to follow.

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How to Tell Whether Expired Food Is Safe to Eat

Every day the average American throws out nearly a pound of food, according to a recent study from the Department of Agriculture. There are plenty of reasons why good, usable food gets tossed—picky kids, overstocked pantries, or even leftovers that sit in refrigerators too long. But another major factor is the misconception about what all of […]

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New: Angels Trumpet Arcadia/Tall Glass

New Location: Angels Trumpet Arcadia/Tall Glass 2339 N 44th Street Phoenix AZ 85008 602-698-1234 http://angelstrumpetalehouse.com/ https://www.facebook.com/angelstrumpetalehouse/ Tweets by angeltrumpetale Owners: Sharry & Mat Englehorn Other locations: Angels Trumpet Downtown 810 North 2nd Street Phoenix AZ 85004 602-252-2630 Tues-Sat, 11am-Midnight Sunday, 11am-11pm Happy Hour Tues-Fri, Open till 6pm

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Even Stevens closes 5 restaurants in Arizona

PHOENIX – In the last few weeks, several Even Stevens Sandwiches locations have abruptly closed their doors. Restaurants in Arcadia, Gilbert, Peoria, Scottsdale and Tucson shuttered with little to no public explanation. Read more at the source: Even Stevens closes 5 restaurants in Arizona

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